MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 30, 2014

Deaths 04.30.14


— LOCAL

FUNK, Richard Dale, 61, self-employed Pizza Inn of Muskogee, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

HAYES, Max, 88, self-employed, died Monday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Church Central, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

MATHEWS, John Lynn, 69, retired MG Computers, died Monday. Services pending, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

TORRES, Marco Antonio, 17, student, died Sunday. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Granger-House of Winn. Services noon Thursday, Granger Colonial Chapel, Granger-House of Winn.

AREA

CHECOTAH — BOTTEGAL, Fred, 70, UPS truck driver, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — COOPER, Dawn M., 45, certified nurses’ assistant, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Checotah Funeral Service Chapel, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

CHECOTAH — HARMON, Yual “Larry,” 90, crane operator, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Texanna Assembly of God Church, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — JACOBS, Elizabeth “Liz,” died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Checotah Funeral Chapel, Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service.

PARK HILL — DRYWATER-TODD, Connie, 50, nurse, died Friday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Reed-Culver Chapel, Tahlequah, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — DuVALL, Jimmie L., 89, plane inspector, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, New Hope Cemetery, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LANDAVERDE-BROWN, Thaila and Everly, infants, died April 24. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Barber Cemetery, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — LESHER, Lloyd C., 86, plant engineer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH — SHOEMAKER, Rudy A., 70, engineering draftsman, died Monday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Swimmers Cemetery, Reed-Culver of Tahlequah.

WAGONER — JENKINS, Cleve, 86, heavy equipment operator, died Sunday. Services 10 a.m. Thursday, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

WAGONER — MERRELL, Raymond Leon, 70, Merrell Boatdock and Welding owner, died Monday. Visitation noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner. Private family services, Shipman Funeral Home & Crematory, Wagoner.



LOCAL TIES

BRISTOW — FARMER, Willie Mae, 68, homemaker, died April 16. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, Precious Memories Chapel, House of Winn.

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — PHALEN, Georgianna, 83, retired, died Tuesday. Services pending, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

STIGLER — DOWDY, Loyd Dean, 66, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Stigler River of Life Church, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

OKLAHOMA CITY (formerly of Tulsa) — SANDERS-WILLIAMS, Arnita J., 57, surgery scheduler, died April 24. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Church of the Living God, Oklahoma City. Wake service 7 p.m. Friday, Church of the Living God, Oklahoma City. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Serenity Outreach Ministries, Oklahoma City, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

OKMULGEE — CLEMENT, Josephine, 74, cook, died April 24. Visitation 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, New Salem Baptist Church, Okmulgee, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — ALLEN, Jeff, 82, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — DREW, Gloria J., 68, retired labor recruiter, died Monday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — LASHLEY, James Darran Sr., 51, field service inspector, died April 23. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — McGLOTHERN, Ella Louise “Tootie,” 70, home health aide, died April 24. Visitation noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel. Services noon Saturday, Gethsamane Baptist Church, Tulsa, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

VIAN — JONES, Charles Earnest, 70, died April 23. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Millsap Funeral Services, Webbers Falls.



SERVICE TODAY

MONTGOMERY, Thomas Moffat, 11 a.m., Round Mountain Church, Gore. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home)